Co-Founder & General Partner
SAN FRANCISCO, CA
Nagraj is a General Partner at Touring Capital.
Nagraj co-founded Touring after a 20+ year career in venture capital. Nagraj previously founded and served as Global Head at M12 (Microsoft’s Venture Fund), was a founding partner and Global Head of Qualcomm Ventures, and most recently a Managing Partner at SoftBank Vision Fund. Nagraj’s notable investments include Zoom, Outreach, Livongo, Kahoot!, Waze, Fitbit, Airvana, Loggi, and Innovaccer. Nagraj is a graduate of the Kellogg School of Management at Northwestern University and the University of Texas, Austin.
Originally from New Delhi, Nagraj is an accidental venture capitalist who has still yet to receive formal training. Nagraj initially began his career as a software engineer, product manager, and management consultant before landing in venture capital in 2003. At Touring, Nagraj looks to partner with entrepreneurs who are highly adaptable, deeply people-oriented and product-obsessed.
Nagraj is active in the academic community, serving on the Advisory Council of the University of Texas Department of Computer Science and the Dean’s Advisory Board at SDSU Fowler College of Business. Nagraj was also formerly a board member of the National Venture Capital Association. In his free time, Nagraj enjoys meticulously planning family vacations (the most recent of which was a three-week long biking trip in the Balearic Islands), road biking, and studying political history.